IR35 Inside Outside Determination Advice

IR35 – Off Payroll Working in the Private Sector

What has changed? Until April 2020 it is the contractor’s responsibility to determine whether they are operating inside (also known as caught by) IR35 or outside IR35. If the contractor makes the wrong determination then their personal service company is…

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Coloured Umbrellas in the Air

Umbrella Companies Support the Temporary Workforce

There has been a lot of negative press surrounding umbrella companies within the construction industry as earlier this week the Welsh Assembly imposed a ban of the use of umbrella companies within the construction sector. This ban came after protests…

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Autumn Statement: Moving toward a ‘level playing field’ for Umbrella Companies?

The contractor marketplace is thriving and as George Osborne talked about a return to prosperity and cited statistics showing growth in the economy in this year’s Autumn Statement, we believe this will continue. Umbrella companies are fundamental in supporting flexible…

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ICS sponsor Recruitment International Umbrella Services feature

ICS are pleased to sponsor the feature article on Umbrella services in the April edition of Recruitment International. The article focuses primarily on compliance and credentials of various Umbrella companies operating in the marketplace. John Lyon,Managing Director of ICS, provides…

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Onshore Intermediary Legislation Update

HMRC has now published their response to the consultation on false self employment, which closed in early February. There are a number of key factors that agency partners of ICS need to consider and in particular the new guidance notes that accompany…

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